MEBTI competition – towards evidential breath test instruments

MEBTI competition – towards evidential breath test instruments

PACTS to run £350,000 competition. The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has been awarded a grant by the Secretary of State for Transport to run a competition to encourage the development of mobile evidential breath testing instruments (MEBTI) which meet Home Office type approval requirements. Up to £350,000 will be available to encourage manufacturers in this sector to invest in devices which meet the UK standard. Currently, when […]

Former Chief Inspector, RAIB, to head PACTS Rail Safety group

Former Chief Inspector, RAIB, to head PACTS Rail Safety group

Carolyn Griffiths, founder of the UK’s Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) and Chief Inspector during its first 10 years of operations has accepted the role of Chair of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety Rail Safety Working Party. The unpaid appointment is for three years. Carolyn replaces David Morris, former Chair of CIRAS, who stepped down at the end of 2017. She will be assisted by Vice-Chair, John Abbott, […]

The Transport Safety APPG is now registered for the 2017/2018 Parliament

The Transport Safety APPG is now registered for the 2017/2018 Parliament

PACTS is pleased to announce that the All-Party Parliamentary for Transport Safety (Transport Safety APPG) has officially been registered for the 2017/2018 Parliament.

PACTS joins other road safety organisations in urging mobile phone industry to act

PACTS joins other road safety organisations in urging mobile phone industry to act

PACTS has joined other road safety charities and organisations in urging the mobile phone industry to include an ‘opt out’ driving mode as standard on all mobile handsets.

PACTS signs joint letter to Minister on vehicle standards

PACTS signs joint letter to Minister on vehicle standards

In a joint letter to the DfT, PACTS has urged new Minister Jesse Norman MP to support improvements to European legislation and to champion continued improvements under UK legislation regarding minimum standards for vehicles, post-Brexit.